Minister to brief media on the Department of Science and Technology's 2018/19 budget plans
The Department of Science and Technology's 2018/19 Budget Vote will be delivered in Parliament on 9 May, under the theme "Advancing the legacy of Mama Albertina Sisulu through people-centred science and technology", in honour of the struggle stalwart's centenary.
Before the Budget Vote debate, the Minister of Science and Technology, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, will brief the media on the Department's plans to spend its R7,79 billion budget for the 2018/19 financial year.
The DST Budget Vote activities will include an exhibition at Iziko Museum showcasing the Department's work in using science, technology and innovation to tackle poverty, inequality and joblessness.
The media are invited as follows:
Budget Vote media briefing
09:00 – 10:00
Imbizo Room, Ground Floor, Parliament, 120 Plein Street
NB: There will be a video link to the GCIS at Tshedimoso House, Pretoria
Minister's tour of the exhibition
10:00 – 11:00
Iziko Museum, Cape Town
Budget Vote lecture
by Prof. Murray V Leibbrandt, Research Chair in Poverty and Inequality
11:00 – 11:45
Iziko Museum Planetarium
Budget Vote Speech
14:00 – 16:00
National Assembly Chamber, Parliament